Margot Sève joined the Skadden Paris office in 2012. Her practice primarily focuses on regulatory matters, including banking regulation, supervision and enforcement.

Ms. Sève advises clients on matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, such as bank formations, banking supervision and licenses. She has worked on cases where Skadden represented clients on complex cross-border compliance and enforcement matters, including the resolution of proceedings involving U.S. regulatory agencies and prosecutors relating to economic sanctions, money laundering, banking secrecy and data protection.

She received the HEC/Allen & Overy prize for her work on regulatory law. She has taught economic regulation and is a published author. In particular, Ms. Sève has written over a dozen articles on financial and banking regulation, as well as the book “La Régulation Financière Face à la Crise” (“Financial Regulation in the Face of the Crisis”).



  • J.D., University of Paris II - Pantheon Assas, 2007
  • Ph.D., University of Paris I - Pantheon-Sorbonne, 2012
  • M.A., HEC School of Management, 2010
  • M.A., Columbia University, 2009
  • M.B.L., University of Paris II - Pantheon Assas, 2008


  • Paris

Margot Seve

Associate, Financial Institutions Regulation and Enforcement